Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam – P5: ‘Wife-pulling’ custom

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Whether or not the custom is obsolete or inappropriate in today’s world, ‘pulling a wife,’ a deeply-rooted practice of Mong ethnic men, remains a unique cultural trait of the community.

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Australia starts anti-dumping probe for rod in coils from Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

The Australian Anti-Dumping Commission has announced it has opened import injury proceedings and an investigation regarding shipments of wire rod in coil from Vietnam, the Republic of Korea and Indonesia.

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Microsoft withheld update that could have slowed WannaCry: Report

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

LONDON: American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyber attack, the Financial Times reported Thursday (May 18).

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Customs sector to offer online public service next month

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

The General Department of Viet Nam Customs has asked localities to pilot its online public service system by late February 28 before running it officially from March 1.

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Ethnic group in central Vietnam convinced to scrap buffalo stabbing ritual

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

An ethnic group in central Vietnam has been persuaded by local authorities to cease a generations-old ritual of stabbing buffaloes to death as an offering to their ancestors.

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Vietnam’s ‘pulling wife’ custom deemed illegal in modern times: experts

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Several young men in northern Vietnam have abused a deeply-rooted ethnic custom known as ‘pulling wife’ to ‘kidnap’ and forcefully ask any girl of their choice to become their wives regardless of the girls’ consent.

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President launches 2017 Tree Planting Festival

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Báo điện tử CP English 5 month(s) ago

VGP – State President Tran Dai Quang beat the drum to launch the 2017 Tree Planting Festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh on the morning of February 2.

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Cultural custom forces Mông girls into child marriage

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Mông ethnicity’s cultural view of marriage is driving young girls out of school and into early marriage in the central province of Nghệ An.

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Cultural custom forces Mông girls into child marriage

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Mông ethnicity’s cultural view of marriage is driving young girls out of school and into early marriage in the central province of Nghệ An.

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Most typical Tet custom in northern Vietnam compared to dehorning

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

While the act of removing rhino horns or elephant tusks is strongly condemned, a Vietnamese man has questioned whether cutting natural peach trees only to get the flower-rich branches is a practice of the same nature.

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Half a ton of smuggled tusk confiscated

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Elephant tusks carefully hidden in wood pieces are discovered by customs officers (PHoto: SGGP)
The fourth team of anti-smuggling investigation bureau under the General Department of Vietnam Custom in co-ordination with relevant agencies yesterday performed container of imported wood pieces from Africa into Vietnam and to re-export to Cambodia.

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HCM City gets spooky for Halloween

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

Halloween, traditionally held on October 31, will come early tonight to enterprising young people at HCM City’s Hoa Lư Gymnasium.

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‘Digitized’ tailoring booms in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

An entrepreneurial couple in Ho Chi Minh City have created a smartphone application capable of creating custom shirts, while online tailoring services continue to gain a foothold.

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Pakistan police investigate 'honour' killing of British woman

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

Pakistan police investigate 'honour' killing of British woman

Pakistani police are investigating after a British man claimed his wife had been murdered in a so-called "honour" killing, ten days after the death of a social media star cast a spotlight on the practice.

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Tailoring shirts via Vietnamese-made app

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Tailoring shirts via Vietnamese-made app

Two Vietnamese entrepreneurs have created an app that helps create custom shirts with built-in measuring technology so that men can shop for tailored shirts at home, with no need for a tailor or tape measure.

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